A diet plan or exercise plan will only work if you stick with it long term. Experts recommend committing to a diet plan that fits your lifestyle and personality simply because you'll learn to enjoy it. Before signing up to a diet program, ask questions about the program. Make sure it is something you can see yourself doing routinely for a long time. Otherwise, you may not find the results you are looking for.

What's all included in this weight loss program?

  • Group Classes?
  • One-on-one counseling?
  • Meal plans or diaries?
  • Do I have to purchase meals or supplements?
  • Physical activity plan?

If you hear the following claims, chances are, that weight loss program is too good to be true:

  • "Lose weight without diet or exercise!"
  • "Lose weight while eating all of your favorite foods!"
  • "Lose 30 pounds in 30 days!"

What are the risks or side effects?

  • Could this program harm me?
  • Could the suggested drugs or supplements put my health in jeopardy?
  • Does a doctor or other certified health professional oversee the program?
  • Will the program's staff work with my doctor if needed for my existing medical issue?

How much does this program costs?

  • What is the total cost of the program?
  • What are the additional costs? Membership fees? Meals? Supplements?

Am I able to see other member's testimonials?

  • What is the average amount of weight I can expect to lose?
  • Does the weight stay off?
  • Is written information on these results available?